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Topic # 31498 19-Mar-2009 20:55
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Hi,

I was just wanted to check that using a 220V appliance on NZ mains power is ok?
Or would it depend if the appliance has a +/- tolerance %?

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  Reply # 202287 19-Mar-2009 23:54
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one would think it would be OK.  As long as it's 50Hz, 220V

(disclaimer:  I'm not a sparkie, so take my reply as being far from gospel)

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  Reply # 202302 20-Mar-2009 06:30
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NZ is 230V and and most appliances will happily handle a +/- 10% variance in power so there shouldn't be too many issues.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 202529 21-Mar-2009 18:45
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allstarnz: one would think it would be OK.  As long as it's 50Hz, 220V

(disclaimer:  I'm not a sparkie, so take my reply as being far from gospel)


Even the 60Hz will work ok providing the appliance is not using the AC cycle rate for timing. 

One example being a record player, the speed will be slightly out if it does not have a switch to select 50Hz.

I use 220/250v appliances purchased in various parts of the world (I use to work for an airline & travelled a lot) without any problems in NZ.

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  Reply # 202860 23-Mar-2009 18:54
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Again another wrong topic reply... post,,, something has crashed. Geeksone.


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